Bishop’s Castle, St John The Baptist

Bishop’s Castle

District: Church Stretton
Number of Bells: 6
Tenor Weight: 8-2-18
Practice: Tuesday: 7-8PM
Sunday service ringing: 10:30 (not 5th)
Access: Ground floor ring.
Contact: Clare Greig 58 Church Street Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9 5AE 01588 630075
Link to the church information page on A Church Near You website

Notes: Originally a ring of 5 augmented in 1767. Rehung by Alfred Bowell of Ipswich in 1912. This 1912 oak frame has being strengthened and the bells (without tuning) have been rehung with all new fittings by Taylors 2009.

Location:
 • Nearest Postcode: SY9 5BJ
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Bell Weight Note Nominal Diameter (cm) Date Founder
1 4-2-4 F# 1472.0 68.6 1767 Thomas Rudhall, Gloucester
2 4-2-26 E 1294.0 72.1 1718 Abraham Rudhall II, Gloucester
3 5-0-16 D 1171.0 74.6 1718 Abraham Rudhall II, Gloucester
4 5-2-12 C# 1096.0 78.4 1718 Abraham Rudhall II, Gloucester
5 7-0-14 B 987.0 84.8 1820 John Rudhall, Gloucester
6 8-2-18 A 877.0 91.8 1718 Abraham Rudhall II, Gloucester

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